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Kuwait arrests Egyptians for planning to set up group supporting El Baradei

April 10, 2010
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Kuwait has arrested seven Egyptian expatriates for planning to set up an association to support Mohammad El Baradei, the former head of the UN nuclear watchdog, and potential contender in the 2011 presidential elections in Egypt. Kuwaiti media on Saturday reported that security officials have prevented around 30 Egyptians from holding a meeting on...
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Israel-Egypt fence ready within three years; Israeli reporter held for trying to sneak across border

March 15, 2010
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Israel-Egypt fence ready within three years; Israeli reporter held for trying to sneak across border

Israel is planning to complete a 240-kilomter barrier along its Egyptian border in three years. The cabinet said that the $365 million wall was “a response to attempts to infiltrate Israel along its Egyptian border, which has security and demographic consequences.” The barrier is designed to prevent “hostile terrorist activity, drug smuggling, the smuggling...
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Egyptians top Arabs in Algeria’s labour force, but Chinese with 45% are far ahead

February 17, 2010
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Egyptians top Arabs in Algeria’s labour force, but Chinese with 45% are far ahead

Egyptians top the Arab share in Algeria’s labour force, but their numbers pale in comparison with those of the Chinese who make up around half of the foreigners who are employed in Algeria, an Algerian official has said. “The number of expatriates in Algeria has risen from 543 in 1999 to 45,000 in 2009....
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Algeria seeks Arab League top post rotation

February 17, 2010
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Algeria seeks Arab League top post rotation

The rotation of the post of Arab League secretary general among the member countries is “a perfectly sensible” move that should be adopted by the Arab states, a senior Algerian official said. “The nature of regional and international organizations comprised of several national members is to rotate posts,” Abdelaziz Belkhadem, the personal representative of...
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US-style playing cards "corner" Egyptian celebrities

January 3, 2010
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An Algerian website has emulated the US and developed a set of cards carrying pictures and names of people it thinks should be blacklisted. In 2003, the US issued a set of playing cards to help troops identify the most-wanted members of the Saddam Hussain regime in Iraq. The site’s list included broadcasters, singers...
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US-style playing cards “corner” Egyptian celebrities

January 3, 2010
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An Algerian website has emulated the US and developed a set of cards carrying pictures and names of people it thinks should be blacklisted. In 2003, the US issued a set of playing cards to help troops identify the most-wanted members of the Saddam Hussain regime in Iraq. The site’s list included broadcasters, singers...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
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  • University of Bahrain
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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